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, was it karl rove? a fox news paid analyst but the guy behind a romney super pac frantic after fox's numbers crunchers called ohio for obama. even though all the networks had. >> do you believe that ohio has been settled? >> no, i don't. the director of the ohio campaign for romney on the other end of the line refreshing the page every few seconds. i think this is premature. we got to be careful about calling things. chris: a great night for megan kelly but not a great night for karl rove. >> ryan and rove were part after larger republican story which is to deny reality. and my favorite chutzpah moment was a deny reality moment was when the romney campaign suggested that a fiat was going to close a plant in toledo making jeeps when everyone in fiat and toledo knew it wasn't and did that five to 10 days before the election closed. everyone knew it wasn't true and they kept running ads about it. just amazing. chris: helene. >> paul ryan. it takes a lot of chutzpah to say two hours. olympians running at that. but that's a really -- chris: that's 13 miles an hour if you do the math. >> that's am
noonan to karl rove assured them they would be in the white house by this time so they're understandably shock and distressed and poor speaker john boehner is hopelessly stuck in that stage. his is, of course, willful denial. a stubborn refusal to recognize reality are. but it is denial nonetheless. today, he dug in his heels. he refused to budge. he released a statement blaming the president for the impasse saying "we don't have time for the president to continue shifting the goalposts. we need to solve this problem." in fact, his approach all along has been to deny reality altogether. his plan is essentially a rehash of mitt romney's. closing loopholes to raise revenue and remember, mitt romney lost. and democrats of course, rightly are calling him out on it. representative sandra levin who released a statement yesterday saying that republicans "remain in a state of denial." well, here he is on monday, going even further. >> the republicans have a major decision to make. and that is essentially wh
and choose all of your unelectable candidates wing of the party. that is karl rove. here's how rove explained his election experience. >> i was involved in a group called american crossroads. it's the worst volunteer job i've had in my life. i was in charge of raising money. we raised $324 million, and i got sick and tired of spending money in races where the moderates and the conservatives had gone at each other and made victory impossible. >> rove has said he wants to reorient crossroads and some reporting says he's going to do that by beginning to intervene in primaries where jim demint-like strategies are being carried out. in fact, already even though it has been less than a month since the election, crossroads is coming to the defense of shelley moore capito, thinking of challenging rockefeller in 2014. some have been attacking her as not conservative enough for the seat. crossroads president steven law told politico, quote, it is distasteful to see washington politicos clubbing republican candidates right out of the gate, especially ones with the guts to challenge an entrenched incumbe
about this? word is out that fox news has sidelined karl rove and dick morris. maybe because those gas bags got everything wrong anyhow. good morning, everybody. happy wednesday. it is wednesday, december 5, 2012. great to see you today. welcome to the only progressive morning show anywhere, the full court press, coming to you live from our studios on capitol hill here in washington, d.c. great to see you today. thanks for being part of the program. you can really be part of the program if you jump into the conversation the purpose of the "full court press" is not what it's all about, not just to tell you what's going on here around the country and around the globe. there is lots to talk about, but to get you involved in the conversation, give you a chance to sound off early this morning on the topics of the day. of course, you do so by giving us a call a lot 866-55-press, our toll-free number. we will pay for the call. just hear what you have to say. you can follow us on twitter at bp show on face book dog, press show and your chanc
analysts have been benched by cable executives. one of them is karl rove, who famously on election night tried to convince fox news-watching americans that mitt romney had not really lost ohio. that could not be. not when he, karl rove, had spent $390 million raised from conservative zillionaires to make sure that never happened. same goes for this guy. his name is dick morris. he not only said repeatedly and emphatically that mitt romney would win the election, he was the guy who said mitt romney would definitely win in a landslide. he has apparently been benched at fox news as well. that does not mean, however, that dick morris is taking a break. oh, no. at today, you can learn about how president obama is moving forward on gun control. which given the politics around gun control would be kind of amazing if it were happening, right? but of course it is not happening. i mean dick morris says it is happening, but that is no reason to believe a thing is happening in this sane, sane world. complicating their on-arian list roles for the fox news channel, most mr. rove and mr.
to karl rove. he has thoughts on hillary clinton running for president four years from now. later, barbara walters and dennis miller on president obama and we are coming right back >> bill: in the impact segment, there is no question the republican party is regrouping, or something, after getting hammered in the election. new leadership will be required, even the old guard is discouraged by the current status of the gop. >> if their competitor in 16 is going to be hillary clinton, supported by bill clinton and presumably still relatively popular president obama, trying to win will be truly the super bowl and the republican party today is incapable of competing at that level. >> bill: wow. joining us from austin, texas, karl rove. do you agree with speaker gingrich? >> i do with a little bit of it, but not a lot of it. there are four things he said in that sentence. one is that clinton would be formidable backed by her husband. that's right. second, he said that if there were a popular president obama, that would be helpful to her. that's really not accurate. if you look at it, truman, lbj
. karl rove would be impressed. most said the political elites only one-third owned slaves and most did not own any bets the deep south was confident they could do this and that they could pull it off. they had no trouble lining each other but it was a white man democracy. they had to sell its. they were not all confident. with paramilitary violence and intimidation. they called the convention by lunchtime on the first day unanimous. but what preceded that if you're in a meeting everything is unanimous don't you get suspicious? i do. other places it showed. in alabama the representatives charge they were run added of the union the they were being violated. that no ordinary farmer. the elites has run us out. it is very revealing of what democracy has been. they often and made the case what they really wanted was a republic. they did not like the way of politics but they had to play the game but they strongarm it ran through and to then the normal democratic process none of those seceded intel for sumpter was fired upon. even then there were four states that seceded it was incredibly cont
. not this time! mr. president, as i told him last night hold the line! when we come back, karl rove and dick morris, are you going to miss them? michael calderone from "huffington post" will tell us what that's all about. >> announcer: this is the "bill press show." the world that leave no shortage for exciting conversations. i want our viewer to understand why things have happened. at the end of the show, you know what has happened, why its happened and more importantly, what's going to happen tomorrow. (vo) you've heard bill's views now let's hear yours. >> politically direct means no bs, just tellling you what's going on in politics today. (vo) at the only online forum with a direct line to bill press. >> announcer: radio meets >> announcer: on your radio and on current tv, this is the "bill press show." >> bill: in the next hour, from talking points memo,est an mcmorris santoro here as a "friend of bill" and our foreign policy guru, bill cirincione will be in studio as well. one big difference after the election on novemb
. they might have voted for him, but they didn't lift -- >> they tell us, karl rove conceded he knew a lot of the candidates he supported were doomed. he knew it even as he raised millions for them through his super pac. here is karl on the road to damascus. let's listen. >> i was involved in a group called american crossroads. it was the worst volunteer job i've had in my life. i was in charge of raising money. we raised $324 million. and i got sick and tired of spending money in races where the moderates and conservatives had gone at each other and made victory impossible, and, you know, i'd rather have somebody who agrees with me most of the time than to do something and to send somebody there who is going to vote against my values and my views. >> at least in the case of bernie madoff, madoff got the money. who got all this money? he didn't even get it. it was just wasted. >> so he says. you really believe karl rove didn't get any money? i don't believe it. >> we like this "hardball" here. karl rove off with the money. was this like the producer where you think we're going to win but w
and running. john boehner is in a box. grover norquist near oblivion. karl rove benched on fox news. and the real action of barack obama has sent the republican party into total disarray. >> that's what i'm talking about. >> congressman jim clyburn of south carolina and eugene robinson on the latest republican fiasco. >>> plus, congressman chris van hollen on john boehner's latest concession on the fiscal cliff. michael eric dyson and donna genteel-o'donnell on the political fallout. howard dean on chris christie's big decision on the obama care exchange. and apple's ceo breaks big news to nbc's brian williams. >> next year, we will do one of our existing mac lines in the united states. >> tonight, a story of economic patriotism in an era of bain capital with e.j. dionne. good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. the reality start to set in on members of the republican party. republican senator jim demint of south carolina is leaving kplil capitol hill to become president of the heritage foundation. don't cry for demint. the out-going president of the heritage fo
. i'm sorry to interrupt. it's worse than that. >> all right. >> you guys, karl rove and your buddies, remember karl rove. eight years ago you went up to ohio and cleveland in the black areas and basically went to the black ministers up there, karl rove and who was that guy, the boxing promoter, and you guys -- don king, and you rallied all them, we have to fight this gay marriage thing and you used that to destroy john kerry in ohio and cost him the electoral college. >> that was an exploding cigar and we're paying -- >> where were you then? did you fight -- >> i was fighting in iraq. i was deployed in iraq so i was -- >> touche you win. thank you for your service. thank you for your service. it's a very good alibi. >> but we paid for it in the '08 cycle when we weren't running on it. we certainly weren't running on it in 2012. we have been trying to run away from this issue and we have been paying for it in spades since '04. as you said earlier, the platform document -- >> this country has never gone through a faster transition in thinking and i'm part of it, all right. everybody is
this fiscal fight is doing, they have now called in karl rove's crossroads gps to make some ads about it calling the president a job killer, and karl rove made his triumphant return to fox news last night. i guess the party is united in amnesia, if nothing else. >> no doubt. out, out, damn spot, or i am more sinned against than sinning, or tomorrow, tomorrow, tomorrow creeps on its petty tape. take one of those lines from shakespeare and you see what the conundrum is. they portrayed themselves as the defenders of the elite in the name of the middle class, and that shenanigan has been proved to be wrong. the kun in ordnard that they ar putting this forth has been disproven. the wagon is we have to give tax breaks to the rich. there's no other way to present it. there's no other story. we have exhausted the narrative. give it up, fell las. go ahead and join with the american people and let's do something good for the american people. stop this namby-pamby pee-wee herman like approach. i know you are but what am i and try to get on board to figure out what we can do to make the american
boesky tells us what republicans really have up their sleeves. karl rove is back. the man who wasted millions of dollars on the electrical is now predicting a fiscal close outcome. >>> dick cheney has once again reared his head to attack president obama's foreign-policy. lawrence wilkerson will show us how what the former vice president still isn't shooting straight. >>> good to have you with us. thanks for watching. michigan became the 24 states in the union to past so-called right to work legislation, a major birthplace of the labor moment became the latest target of the right wing. big money interest infiltrating statehouses across this nation. this is what is happening. it's time to pay attention. thousands of protesters jammed the capital in lansing, michigan, as the lame duck session passed the right to work bill. demonstrators made their passions known. >> right to work is wrong! right to work is wrong! right to work is wrong! right to work is wrong! >> these protesters are well informed and understand exactly what is happening in their state today. >> they want to be able to
. next up, a return to karl rove. he has thoughts on hillary clinton running for president four years from now. later, barbara walters and dennis miller on president obama and we are coming right back. he arketing analysis. with the ability to improve roi through seo all by cob. and from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. i'm going b-i-g. [ male announcer ] good choice business pro. good choice. go national. go like a pro. >> bill: in the impact segment, there is no question the republican party is regrouping, or something, after getting hammered in the election. new leadership will be required, even the old guard is discouraged by the current status of the gop. >> if their competitor in 16 is going to be hillary clinton, supported by bill clinton and presumably still relatively popular president obama, trying to win will be truly the super bowl and the republican party today is incapable of competing at that level. >> bill: wow. joining us from austin, tex
able to connect the karl rove moment -- infamous karl rove moment of denial to romney's campaign's decision not to concede. there is an unknown character here that caused all sorts of delays. tell me about it. >> there was basically for over an hour a pause in the romney campaign's high command in boston -- >> because they were about to concede. right? they were all ready to go. >> political junkies out there who go to amazon and get this book will love the opening scene. we have the suite in boston at the westin on the 16th floor. and the chicago suite where the president is. sort of back and forth on election night what's going on. romney was ready to concede at 11:15. ten minutes later karl rove is on fox news saying hold on, you're calling ohio too soon. what we found out, chuck, is that both carl at the fox studio in new york but also the romney campaign in boston was talking to the same person, scott jennings, who is romney's ohio campaign director who was hold up at a hotel in columbus. he was hitting refresh on the state and county board of elections websites. he sees two
middle income people. >> great to have both of you was tonight. thanks so much. >>> up next, karl rove makes his return to fox news airwaves. we'll show you his big idea for the fiscal cliff. >>> welcome back. we love hearing from you viewers from twitter and facebook. many of you are responding to the passage of the so-called right to work law in michigan. the republican controlled house in that state backed by a republican governor. michael calls it, right-to-work, a slick law that goes against the wishes of michigan workers and got squeezed through by radical party. marge says, it won't be a republican controlled house for long. the unions will fight back just like in illinois and wisconsin. and bob predicts rick schneider is going to be a one-term governor. >>> coming up, dick cheney criticizes the president's handling of the wars he helped start. colonel lawrence wilkerson is here to respond. >>> welcome back. 27 days after karl rove made a fool of himself on fox, bush's brain is back in action. rove and dick morris were benched by fox brass after being completely wrong about the
karl rove's inability to process the fact it happened. >> do you believe that ohio has been settled? >> no, i don't. look, if we are calling this on the basis of 74% of the vote being in. when 77% is in, the director of the ohio campaign for romney on the other end of the line refreshing the page every few seconds. >> no word on if he's refreshing the website. seriously? >> i feel like you have been mean to karl rove. you have to understand where he was coming from. he wasted over a quarter billion dollars from failing. it was epic. what am i supposed to do. you just wasted millions of dollars. other people's money. people gave you money. you said i got this, i understand this. they gave you hundreds of millions of dollars, you fail and the camera is on you. i would have been -- ohio doesn't exist. i don't see why you are counting votes from them. >> i was waiting for him to say you want evidence, i stole the 2004-2008 election. >> they sent them back to the decision desk. you have to go back and see if it's true. >> it was a great moment. you have this rich white dude to the host,
campaign in history. karl rove would have been impressed. they needed -- i mean, most of the political elite, only a third of the white adult male house owned slaves and most of them didn't own very many said the political elite that was orchestrating this especially they were extremely confident that they could do this and they believed that they would be able to pull that off and they didn't have any trouble lining each other but the challenge for them is that this was theoretically a white man's democracy. every white man got to vote. there were no property qualifications left. so they had to do this by electrical means. they had to win an election and they were not at all confident about that coming into was an incredible amount of violence and intimidation that went into it and the results are very uneven. they call a convention and voted up secession by lunchtime on the first day completely unanimously that's how they went out of the union. but what had preceded that? when you are in a meeting and everything is unanimous don't you get a little suspicious? why do. and there was a
on and it was preliminary information. but anyway the worst lie was karl rove -- after the election saying that the obama campaign suppressed the vote. that's the only lie but a real heifer. >> uh-huh. worst lie awards goes to aged it our prosecute -- you guessed it our president. but the congressional research service the crs lords that for every 2 cents of tax breaks oil and gas companies get wind and solar companies get $1. honorable mention pat buchanan? >> for person of the year, vladimir putin. you were right earlier john. it's a real comeback for him. he has been in power for a long time but he is holding on and i think there's a lot to this guy really and i think he is not an enemy of the united states. and he's not the greatest strategic threat. >> trade-off. >> mitt romney said. >> you can't go wrong. eleanor? >> congresswoman caroline mccarthy who has been working tirelessly on behalf of gun safety since winning her congressional seat after her husband was murdered in a shooting accident -- not accident, in a mass shooting incident on the long island railroad. she is now cosponsoring a bill to
but the candidate. >> and also high profile nonwhite candidates. karl rove's group is going to be putting a lot of money into recruiting hispanics to run as republicans for the legislature. gwen: well on to the bhorne won because this year "time" magazine named barack obama of course as its person of the year. but how have four years in office and especially this year changed the president and the presidency? >> the state of our union is getting stronger. and we've come too far to turn back now. >> if you're one of the more 250 million american who is already have health insurance, you will keep your health insurance. >> for me personally, it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that i think same sex couples should be able to get married. >> i cannot thank the president enough for his personal concern and col passion for our state and the people of our state. >> we're going to have to take more meaningful action to prevent more acts like this regardless of the politics. gwen: how evolved is he now, michael? >> well, you know, getting re-elected changes every president. barack obama will b
morris or karl rove. you cannot just put them on any more because they were so wrong and so off on the elections. that's what politico is reporting, that this is how fox is changing things. no more karl rove and no more dick morris without a note from teacher. >> cenk: that's interesting. that was your movement to fire dick morris. >> yeah, i had a hash tag to fire dick morris. >> cenk: and you know what, we're going to make sure that he's off the air. >> if i had only taped it. they called and i forgot to push record. >> cenk: i'm jumping around here but. another interesting note, ann wintour, i don't know how to pronounce it. >> you did a nice job. >> cenk: might become ambassador to england or france. lizz, let me go back to you on this one. >> it's chic and fashion. >> cenk: yes, i didn't have to go to jayar. >> this one, i'm also kind of with you on this. i'm not a big get my fall vogue person but i did see "devil wears prada" which i believe was based on her insane anti- anti-diplomacy apparently you can be the biggest creton in the business. >> cenk: lizz makes a great po
. adelson is to republicans now that we're watching the implosion of gop stalwarts like karl rove and freedom works, both of which you have reported on. >> extremely important to the republican party, as are ee emerging class of mega donors. who were spurred into giving large amounts of money, which led to the super pacs. you look no further than the week after the presidentiamç election, the governor's association was in town, in las vegas, and as we reported, three governors who are contemplating their own runs in 2016 made a trip from the wynn casino and hotel, a strong rival of sheldon adelson's sands corporation, over to the venetian, adelson's flagship, to meet with sheldon adelson. we don't know what they talked about, but bobby engine dal, john casic, and really high up on the short list of procespecte 2016ers. after the meeting we heard sheldon adelson expressed to confidantes he was favoring for 2016, a candidate with executive experience. all those guys fit the bill. incidentally, they were also visiting with him. >> great. professor, in this wall street journal articl
is thinking. >> any word from karl rove? >> he's been telling you it's over. romney lost. >> dammit, i gets it's time i explain to these good people about the fiscal cliff. think of the economy as the car and the rich man as the driver. if you don't give the driver all the money, he'll drive you over a cliff. it's just commonsense. >> finally someone on the right willing to tell the truth. but here's the thing. this time it doesn't matter if mr. burns, speaker boehner, or the tea party try to hold the american people hostage just to get what they want. the president isn't going to budge. >> so i want to sq thank you both for coming on the show tonight. congresswoman, let me start with you. is the gop serious about holding the economy hostage again just to get what they want? >> well, think about the cards that they are holding. they are in favor of tax cuts for the rich. they want to cut tax care programs and medicare and make seniors pay and threaten the economy of the united states of america by defaulting on payments or at least to threaten that. this is not a very popular position among th
of the most prominent fox come member taters are on. they are karl rove and dick morris who, shall we say, turned out to be wrong. will it's take a look. >> i don't know what the outcome is going to be, but we've got be careful about calling things when we have 91 votes separating the two candidates and a quarter of the vote yet to count. >> romney will win this election by five to ten points in the popular vote and will carry more than 300 elect torl votes. >> so erik, are karl and dick being put in the penalty box? >> i don't know. it was on his website. he said, i'll be on twice next week. it seems they're having to do some pr work. i think that's good. i don't think dick morris -- we don't need to hear from him anymore. >> the question i have, callie, is whether or not -- lots of pundits are wrong about a lot of things, whether they're being made to adopt a lower profile. they weren't just wrong but seen as partisan republicans as opposed to independent analysts. >> i think there's a couple of things going on here. first of all, he wasn't just wrong. he had a meltdown there. that was
with spending cuts. in a moment with put karl rove and joe trippi in the negotiating room. but first we have a report or # 2 days, or as we will explain later, less to go. >> president obama back on the road 24. hours after the hush-hush meeting with john boehner about the fiscal cliff. insiders in both parties say the first face-to-face solo meeting in over a year is a sign in private they are making progress but in public the president is not budging. >> i'm in the going to compromise on that principle because i won't have a situation where the wealthiest among us including folks like me keep the tax breaks and we ask the students to pay higher student loans. >> he decided to fire up the labor union base. about a republican pushbe for right to work laws in the state. >> what we shouldn't do, what we shouldn't doing is trying to take away your right to bargain for better wages at work. >> the employees cheered when the president took aim at the republican governor and legislature. >> we are talking about giving you the right to work for less money. >> the president called if union dispute a
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. >> the donald trump award goes to? >> my trump award goes to karl rove, on election night, on politics, election night he had no idea what was going on. and on policy, this was the year when we really saw the public turn against his enduring legacy of trying to write state legislation into the constitution against people who happen to be gay. and the republican party is turning against that. and that will be his legacy for a long time, sadly in the legislative issue. >> and for years, i've said the donald trump award has gone to donald trump. and once again i will give it to donald trump because i find it impossible to outdo donald trump on embarrassing yourself. there are a couple of people who tried, they tried really hard to outdo donald trump. let's take a look, for example, at todd aken. >> first of all, from what i understand from doctors, that is really rare, if it is a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down. >> and just when you thought he had that whole jurisdiction wrapped up, there came richard murdoch, who we should take a look at. >> i think t
morris and karl rove thinking they were going to win. even mitt romney didn't even have a concession speech written up. they were so convinced they were going to win. by the way, i saw on the news last night sheldon adelson, the guy with the casinos in las vegas he is starting all over again. he said i will spend $100 million against labor because they realize and these guys all talk together the karl roves, the norquists. >> the koch brothers. >> these people all talk to each other and figure out, how are we going to take over? and what the hell went wrong? they were so convinced that they had the money, that they could win this race now they think we have to go after labor because they are the problem. >> that's why we lost ohio that's why we lost michigan. >> i want to make sure president hoffa that our listeners and viewers understand exactly for working families what right to the work legislation means. because, you know, they do this all the time. they give these fancy positive sounding words. >> we call it right to work for less. >> that's what the
recently, two billionaire-backed groups, one associated with the koch brothers, one with karl rove's network of mysterious givers, these two groups donated over 60% of grover norquist's budget. i mean, isn't that what's really going on with the system, that the lobbyists chiefly presenting a more -- preventing a more equitable tax system is beholden to the plutocrats? >> money plays way too big a part in our political system today. you know, from both sides. you know, there's way too much money coming into it -- that there's no control over it, that what you have -- well, let me tell you -- in my book, bill, i probably have the most extreme position on this than anybody, because what i have proposed in terms of political campaigns, that no money should come from any source other than from individual human beings. i would get rid of political action committee money, political party money, labor union money, corporate money. you know, i would go down to small amounts that are instantly reported, all transparent. i think we have to do that, because it is this money pouring in -- what
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